Job descriptionExecutive Reward Manager
Length: 6 months
Rate: £497-541 per day
Hours: 9am – 6pm
• Supporting on all aspects of governance around executive pay, including Remuneration Committee planning and papers, Directors’ Remuneration Policy reviews, preparation of the annual Directors’ Remuneration Report (including CEO pay ratio) and AGM preparation.
• Reviewing the effectiveness of the remuneration policy and its operation annually to assure compliance and alignment with best practice and good corporate governance.
• Involvement in executive incentive scheme design and application/implementation into plans for the broader employee population.
• Supporting on annual reward cycle reward recommendations and process for the senior leader population (including benchmarking) and overseeing the delivery of the interim and annual reward cycle in relation to the operation of the global long-term incentive plans.
• Overseeing all compensation and contractual aspects of senior leader new hires, job changes and exits, including design of new hire packages and recommendations for any cash/equity buy-out awards for forfeited compensation, and overseeing the remuneration aspects of senior executive exits.
• Responsible for all aspects of governance for the discretionary share plans, including the management of discretionary treatment and application of the Plan Rules.
• Supporting the Executive Reward Director with ad-hoc projects throughout the year, which will include research and analysis, together with the development of recommendations.
• Pro-actively monitoring the external landscape, both in terms of keeping up-to-date on relevant legislation relating to reward issues (e.g. tax, share plans, pensions) as well as emerging trends, hot topics and leading-edge reward practices
Qualifications and Experience Required:
• A personal passion for reward and the impact it can have on business performance and individual engagement.
• Strong analytical and numerical skills – a first-rate attention to detail whilst also considering the bigger possibility and application of data.
• Financially astute – able to understand business performance measures and financial instruments e.g. share options.
• Strong planning and organisational skills, with the ability to manage high volumes of work and conflicting priorities.
• Strong IT skills – specifically advanced Excel, PowerPoint and HR systems knowledge (preferably Workday).
• Self-reliant, curious and pro-active, able to lead and take individual accountability for the delivery of outcomes.
• Comfortable dealing with ambiguity, leading through complex issues and creative problem solving.
• Articulate and persuasive with strong written and oral communication skills, with experience of successfully managing a broad range of stakeholders.
• Prior experience of pay benchmarking and designing and delivering short and long-term incentives.
Interested? Please apply today!